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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on Expansion Plans and Legal Battles

Apr 27
Airbnb, the site that now offers more than a million listings in over 190 countries, is launching its first worldwide television ad. However, the company still faces critics. "Time 100" honoree and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky discusses his lodging site.

Stocks Rise on Tech Earnings; Nasdaq Adds to Record

Apr 24
Stock indexes edged higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, helped by gains in big technology companies including Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

Still Got It: Facebook Mobile Ad Revenue Continues to Surge

Apr 23
Nearly three-quarters of Facebook's advertising revenue now comes from mobile ads, as many more users access the social network on smartphones and other hand-held gadgets.

HBO Online Both a Blessing and a Curse

Apr 23
HBO Now, the cable channel's new stand-alone streaming service, is both a blessing and a curse. The curse? Having more video than you can ever find time to watch.

Capturing Cops on Video: Police Fight Back, Smash Phone

Apr 23
A deputy U.S. Marshal is under investigation for allegedly smashing a woman's cell phone. Video shows the man apparently striking the phone out of the woman's hands. She was recording law enforcement activity near her home.

Questions, Answers about Police Officers Who Confuse Weapons

By Ryan J. Foley | Apr 22
Robert Bates, the volunteer deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Oklahoma, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to deploy his stun gun. Some questions and answers about officers who mistakenly fire guns when intending to use stun guns.

Google Lists Mobile-Friendly Sites First for Phone Users

Apr 22
Mobile-friendly websites will get favorable treatment from Google in searches from mobile devices. Nicholas Thompson, CBS News contributor and editor of New Yorker.com, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the move.

Japan's Maglev Train Breaks Own Speed Record at 603 KPH

Apr 22
A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record.

Making a Fabric that Can Charge Your Electronics

Apr 18
Scientists are developing a fabric that can charge your electronic devices. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more on how it works.

WikiLeaks Creates Online Archive of Hacked Sony Documents

By Mae Anderson | Apr 17
Sony's hacking problems aren't over yet. Whistleblower site WikiLeaks on Thursday put hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from last year's crippling cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment into a searchable online archive.

Male TSA Agent Reportedly Fondles Attractive Male Passengers

Apr 17
|Two TSA screeners at Denver International Airport have been fired for manipulating screening procedures so one screener could fondle male passengers he found attractive.

New Video-Streaming Apps Turn TV Stars into Phone Friends

Apr 17
"Scandal" star Joshua Malina has a brand-new video gig. So do "Today" weathercaster Al Roker, "NBC Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt and CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter.

Stock of Online Marketplace Etsy Surges in Trading Debut

By Mae Anderson | Apr 17
Shares of arts and crafts retailer Etsy surged in opening trading on the Nasdaq Thursday. After pricing at $16 late Wednesday the stock opened at nearly double that level, and hit a high of $35.73 in morning trading.

Dashcam Video: Police Cruiser Runs Over Armed Suspect

Apr 16
There are new questions about why an Arizona police officer used his squad car to take down a gunman. The incident happened in February, but the Marana police department just released the video. Heroic policing or crazy cop?

Google's New Wireless Service Details Leaked

Apr 16
Plans for Google's new wireless service got leaked to the press. CNET's Dan Graziano joins CBSN with details about a codename and an app.

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